Apprentice Software Tester

Recruiter
Matter Of Ltd
Location
Number8 Number8, Cranmore Drive, Solihull, B90 4SB
Salary
£168.75 - £187.50 per week
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
VAC001683457
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for a Junior Test Apprentice to join our technology team. You'll be involved in all phases of software development projects from writing scripts to testing code and will have exposure to different technologies as well as exposure to all elements of testing.

We're looking for a driven hard-working individual with a real passion for testing; wants to work in a talented team on exciting projects; along with a real drive to use the latest technologies to create innovative products.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing requirements to ensure they meet QA standards
  • Ensuring traceability is maintained through day to day testing
  • Testing of new and existing features and/or services required by the business
  • Working closely with developers and project team members
  • Participating in daily stand-up meetings, retrospectives
  • Writing Scripts, reports and updating issues using our chosen issue management software
  • Perform manual testing
  • Work closely with testing leads


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be computer literate with an enthusiasm for IT and technology, along with an analytic mind
  • Have strong organisation and time management skills - be able to multi-task and be a problem solver
  • Must have an excellent attention to detail
  • Previous test experience or exposure to testing
  • Previous exposure to a software development language/automated testing language
  • An understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • A Technology/Maths qualification


Personal qualities

  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have a can-do attitude with ability to work under pressure, be enthusiastic and proactive
  • Hard working and conscientious


Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades 9-/4A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and maths) is desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential for a full time role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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